Federation of Indian American Christian Organizations FIACONA
 Federation of Indian American Christian Organizations  FIACONA

EVENT

 

Discussion on:

ELECTIONS AND CHALLENGES TO INDIAN DEMOCRACY

 

 

WHERE: SVC 215, The US Capitol, Washington D. C

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 2:00 to 4:00 PM

 

Introduction of the Guest Speaker: Dr. Abusaleh Shariff (Chief Scholar, USIPI, Washington DC)

 

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. S.Y. Quraishi, (The 17th Chief Election Commissioner of the Union of India)

 

Comments:        Mr. John Prabhudoss (President, FIACONA)

     Mr. Mike Ghouse (President, CFP)

Moderator:        (To Be Announced)

         

 

Dr. S.Y. Quraishi is the former Chief Election Commissioner of India with the full responsibility of planning, organizing and certifying all National and State elections in India between 2010 and 2012.

    

Dr. Quraishi was an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). During his tenure as Chief Election Commissioner, he introduced a number of innovative electoral reforms. He made The Indian Express list of 100 Most Powerful Indians of 2011 and 2012.

   

He is on the Board of Advisors of the Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Stockholm; a member of the Advisory Committee for Global Commission on Elections, Democracy and Security, headed by Mr. Kofi Annan (2010-12) and was later appointed as ‘Global Ambassador of Democracy’, along with Kofi Annan.  He has authored three books.

 

For a discussion paper on why this event is organized please click here

 

 

This is an Invitees only Event.

RSVP IS REQUIRED. RSVP: info@fiacona.org

Refreshments served

   

This event is jointly organized by:

US India Policy Institute

Federation of Indian American Christian Organizations and

The Centre for Pluralism

 

 

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